Kate Parham is an Atlanta-based freelance food and travel writer for more than 65 publications, including USA Today, Travel + Leisure, Wine Enthusiast, The Washington Post, Esquire, Conde Nast Traveler, DETAILSEvery Day with Rachael Ray, Vegetarian Times, and dozens more (see “As Seen In” for full  list). After living in Los Angeles, Italy, Dallas, and Washington D.C., Kate returned to her hometown of Atlanta, where she also reports on wine & spirits,  health, and other lifestyle topics.

As a travel writer, Kate has been wine tasting in Bordeaux, salmon fishing in Alaska, wildlife searching (and wine tasting) in South Australia, snorkeling in Hawaii and Turks & Caicos, film-festing in Toronto, working on a cattle ranch (and wine tasting…are you sensing a pattern yet?) in Napa Valley, skiing in Whistler, cave diving in Riviera Maya, and exploring, mostly by way of food, cities like Istanbul, Vancouver, Portland, Seattle, New Orleans, Philly, Tuscany, Denver, Dallas/Fort Worth, Baltimore and many towns in the Mid-Atlantic, all in the name of journalism. When she’s not on the road, Kate also develops recipes for publications like Cooking Light and FITNESS, and she’s a regular columnist for Simply Buckhead and FoodService Director

Before starting her freelance career, Kate worked as an online copywriter for Neiman Marcus. Other copywriting clients include Scoutmob, LuxuryLink, eBay, proPRcopy, and Blazej Accounting. Kate graduated cum laude from the University of Georgia (Go Dawgs!), where she received a B.A. in Magazine Journalism and a B.S. in Consumer Journalism, with a concentration in fashion. Where’s Kate headed next? Click here to see what’s on the docket for 2013. If you’re an editor looking for a writer with their ear to the ground in any of these cities, please email Kate at katemparham[at]gmail.com.